Polk County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Polk County Clerk Offices
Polk County Clerk500 Mulberry StreetDes MoinesIA50309515-286-3772
Altoona City Clerk407 8th Street SoutheastAltoonaIA50009515-967-5136
Des Moines City Clerk400 East 1st StreetDes MoinesIA50309515-283-4141
Mitchellville City Clerk204 Center Avenue NorthMitchellvilleIA50169515-967-2935
Polk County Town & City Halls
Polk City City Hall112 South 3rd StreetPolkIA50226515-984-6233
Altoona City Hall407 8th Street SoutheastAltoonaIA50009515-967-7866
Ankeny City Hall410 West 1st StreetAnkenyIA50023515-965-6469
Bondurant City Hall100 Lincoln Street SoutheastBondurantIA50035515-967-2418
Clive City Hall1900 Northwest 114th StreetCliveIA50325515-223-6220
Des Moines City Hall400 Robert D. Ray DriveDes MoinesIA50309515-283-4209
Grimes City Hall101 Northeast Harvey StreetGrimesIA50111515-986-3036
Johnston City Hall6221 Merle Hay RoadJohnstonIA50131515-278-2344
Pleasant Hill City Hall5160 Maple DrivePleasant HillIA50327515-262-9368
Runnells City Hall110 Brown StreetRunnellsIA50237515-966-2042
Sheldahl City Hall803 2nd StreetSheldahlIA50243515-685-2814
Urbandale City Hall3600 86th StUrbandaleIA50322515-278-3900
West Des Moines City Hall4200 Mills Civic ParkwayWest Des MoinesIA50265515-222-3444
Windsor Heights City Hall1133 66th StWindsor HeightsIA50324515-279-3662
Polk County Marriage License Offices
Polk County Marriage License111 Court AvenueDes MoinesIA50309515-286-3781
Iowa Marriage LicenseIowa Department Of Public Health, 321 E. 12Th, 4Th FloorDes MoinesIA50319515-281-4944
Polk County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Des Moines City Clerk Vital Records
Des Moines Public Library Database
Polk County Genealogy Records
Polk County Marriage Certificates & Records
Polk County Recorder County Records
Polk County Recorder's Office Vital Records
Polk County Recorder's Office Website
Statistics
Married Couples 85,950 (47.4%)
Unmarried Couples 13,673 (3.0%)
Never Married Men 61,304 (34.2%)
Never Married Women 54,138 (28.7%)
Separated Men 1,988 (1.1%)
Separated Women 3,482 (1.8%)
Widowed Men 4,201 (2.3%)
Widowed Women 14,171 (7.5%)
Divorced Men 20,264 (11.3%)
Divorced Women 26,047 (13.8%)

Where Can I Find Marriage Records?

A lot of people think that when they want to find out the marital history of someone they have to travel all around the state and county in order to find the information they are looking for, or the person may not even be married. When you need to look up records of someone, you don’t have to worry about searching through all the public records in Iowa because you can simply look up the information you need right here in Polk County. With all of the resources that are available online, it is possible to look up all sorts of information that is kept in public files, such as birth and death records, marriage records, divorce records, and more. In fact, you can get some really cool information by doing some online research. By visiting the official website for the county, you will be able to find out how to locate records of someone in Polk County, Iowa.

There are many reasons why someone would want to find out the information about someone that they have been married to. Many people will use these records to see if someone has lied about their marital status, or to check to make sure that the other person on their spouse’s civil record is who they say they are. While searching through public records of people in Iowa, you can get a great deal of information, such as the actual names of the couple, their parents’ names, the wedding date and location, witnesses, and more. There is so much information that you can learn by using the information contained in marriage records in Polk County. You can actually use the information found in these records as proof in a legal situation.

There are two different ways that you can search for marriage records in Polk County. The first is through the official website for the county, which has all of the information that you could ever need on these records. You can also go online to do a simple search. These two methods are very effective, but it is always better to use one method or the other in case you do not know the particular details about someone, but you do know where they live. When you search for records using the official website for Polk County, you will have access to everything that you could ever need.

When you do search using the internet, however, you do not have access to the records until you have paid the small fee that is required in order to gain access to the records. This fee is simply based on the amount of information that you wish to be searched for, so if you are just looking for one record, such as the first name and last name of the couple, you will only have to pay the less than one dollar fee. If you want to search for more information, you will have to pay more money. In order to make up for the fees that you will pay to access the records, search companies will offer a free search for you if you sign up for an annual account with them.

The other option that you have is to use one of the websites available that will allow you to search for marriage records for free. Many of these websites will simply require that you pay a small fee before they will give you any of the information that you desire. However, if you want the information immediately, this may not be the way to get it. Most of the free sites will require that you fill out a certain amount of demographic information, which will only give you a list of the counties in the state of Tennessee where the marriages are performed. This is far from being helpful if you are trying to conduct an extensive search.

The only way that you can find out the information that you need from the official government website is to use the official records database. These websites are operated by the United States Department of State. Each of the states’ records have been compiled into a central database. This database contains all of the records from every state in the union. While searching for marriage records in Polk County, you will need to enter your information into whichever county’s online form you are using to find the records. This will allow you to gain immediate access to the information that you are after.